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DAL
TB
31
14
SEA
SF
23
41
LAC
JAX
30
31
MIA
BUF
31
34
NYG
MIN
31
24
BAL
CIN
17
24

Mikael Backlund or Connor Clifton

Who Should I Start? - Week 17 • Start New
Mikael Backlund

Mikael Backlund

CCalgary Flames CGY
Connor Clifton

Connor Clifton

DBoston Bruins BOS
OR
🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Backlund over Clifton

 
 
 
 
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Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Mikael Backlund
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Clifton over Backlund

 
 
 
 
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Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Connor Clifton
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Performance Mikael Backlund
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G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
0222122
Season stats based on the past 7 days

G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
05512345
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Connor Clifton
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G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
0113354
Season stats based on the past 7 days

G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
1126977
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Mikael Backlund
OWN
23%
-2.99 compared to last week
START
 
7%
-4.02 compared to last week
OWN/START Connor Clifton
OWN
43%
+1.61 compared to last week
START
41%
+3.64 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Mikael Backlund
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Connor Clifton
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Mikael Backlund

    Overview

  • Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 45th with 159.0 total points (3.31 avg).
  • He is currently 200 points behind the leader: Connor McDavid
  • His average points in the past two weeks have remained fairly consistant and rose slightly by 0.4 PPG.
  • Trending Offensive Breakdown

  • Ranked 117th in goals with 2.
  • Top 35 in assists with 8 and is currently ranked 29th among C.
  • Ranked 28th in +/- with 5.
  • Top 10 in shots on goal with 49 and is currently ranked 10th among C.
  • Top 75 in time on ice with 17:20:23.0769, though that isn't saying much, and is currently ranked 63rd among C.
  • Top 75 in total penalty minutes with 6, though that isn't saying much, and is currently ranked 74th among C.
  • Ranked 158th in blocked shots with 4.
  • Top 35 in faceoffs won with 108 and is currently ranked 34th among C.
  • Ranked 93rd in hits with 13.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 48 more games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years:
  • AVG Goals per game: +0.1875
  • AVG Assists per game: +0.4167
  • AVG Shots on Goal per game: +2.9792
Breakdown Connor Clifton

    Overview

  • Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 55th with 119.5 total points (2.44 avg).
  • He is currently 142.5 points behind the leader: Rasmus Dahlin
  • His average points in the past two weeks have remained fairly consistant and rose slightly by 0.4 PPG.
  • Trending Offensive Breakdown

  • Top 75 in goals with 1, though that isn't saying much, and is currently ranked 64th among D.
  • Ranked 190th in assists with 1.
  • Top 25 in +/- with 6 and is currently ranked 25th among D.
  • Ranked 132nd in shots on goal with 14.
  • Ranked 127th in time on ice with 17:18:24.0000.
  • Top 35 in total penalty minutes with 12 and is currently ranked 33rd among D.
  • Top 25 in blocked shots with 30 and is currently ranked 24th among D.
  • Top 13 in hits with 42 and is currently ranked 12th among D.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 49 more games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years:
  • AVG Goals per game: +0.0816
  • AVG Assists per game: +0.2041
  • AVG Shots on Goal per game: +1.3673
Next Up Health Check
Injury Mikael Backlund

No Injury Reported

Injury Connor Clifton

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Mikael Backlund
DateOpponentResult
No games scheduled this week
G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
0
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Connor Clifton
DateOpponentResult
Feb 01@TOR
G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
0003022
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Mikael Backlund
5.59
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Connor Clifton
3.79
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Mikael Backlund
YEAR TEAM GP G A PTS +/- PIM SOG TOI/G HIT FOW BLK
10-11 CGY 72 10 14 24 3 18 142 12 0 0 0
11-12 CGY 38 4 6 10 -10 16 81 15 0 0 0
13-14 CGY 32 8 8 16 -5 29 86 14 28 187 17
13-14 CGY 76 18 22 40 5 32 178 18 64 626 62
14-15 CGY 52 10 16 26 4 14 103 17 41 423 32
15-16 CGY 81 21 26 47 9 26 152 16 66 537 51
16-17 CGY 80 23 31 54 8 32 201 17 55 709 41
17-18 CGY 82 14 31 45 -21 78 214 19 54 705 40
18-19 CGY 78 22 27 49 38 54 207 17 53 517 26
19-20 CGY 70 16 28 44 2 26 157 17 44 369 11
21-22 CGY 50 8 19 27 -8 26 126 16 40 336 20
21-22 CGY 87 13 27 40 16 34 227 16 64 646 28
22-23 CGY 48 9 20 29 11 26 143 17 53 412 15
3-YEAR AVG 72 13 26 39 11 31 179 51 473 20
Totals 887 183 291 474 63 431 2113 16 583 5638 347
Career Connor Clifton
YEAR TEAM GP G A PTS +/- PIM SOG TOI/G HIT FOW BLK
18-19 BOS 19 0 1 1 5 15 22 17 40 0 13
19-20 BOS 31 2 0 2 4 12 20 14 90 0 33
21-22 BOS 50 1 6 7 9 29 42 14 101 0 49
21-22 BOS 83 2 8 10 -1 34 84 12 163 0 62
22-23 BOS 49 4 10 14 18 35 67 18 135 0 72
3-YEAR AVG 61 2 5 7 14 29 55 131 0 54
Totals 259 10 27 37 38 144 263 14 598 0 254
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